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MSNBC
Mar 14, 2012 3:00am EDT
show" on msnbc. stay with us. >>> you're watching special election coverage on msnbc. big night for rick santorum winning both alabama and mississippi. it was an ugly night for newt gingrich and mitt romney. next, i'll ask chris matthews, rachel maddow, and also reverend al sharpton what this means for president obama. stay tuned. you're watching "the ed show" on msnbc. >>> welcome back to special coverage of the mississippi and alabama primaries on "the ed show" on msnbc. rick santorum has won the alabama primary. according to nbc news. and nbc news also called mississippi for the former pennsylvania senator, rick santorum. i'm joined again by msnbc's chris matthews, reverend al sharpton, and rachel maddow. i want to talk about illinois for just a second. chris, there's a lot of guys that go to work with lunch buckets in illinois. if rick santorum ever had a chance to make a play for that wage earner, this is the perfect time to do it, is it not? i mean, if he can wrestle those away from mitt romney, could he make some waves in illinois? >> it's when you talk about what i talk abou
MSNBC
Mar 13, 2012 10:00pm PDT
as if you couldn't love american samoa any more than you ever do. msnbc's coverage of the republican presidential primaries continues next with ed schultz and "the ed show." have a great night. >>> good evening, this is msnbc special coverage of the republican primary elections in both mississippi and alabama here on a live edition of "the ed show" tonight on msnbc. nbc news projects rick santorum as the winner of the alabama republican primary. in mississippi, nbc news has now called the race for rick santorum. this is a major victory for rick santorum and major defeat for mitt romney and newt gingrich. hours ago they were saying santorum's campaign was running on fumes. >> the reagan tradition of visionary conservatism is based on proverbs and the very deep belief that without vision the people perish. i believe we need a visionary leader who is prepared to talk about a dramatically better future with dramatically more jobs, dramatically more energy and a much safer and stronger america. i think that's the key to winning this fall. not all this petty baloney, but the rea
MSNBC
Mar 13, 2012 11:00pm EDT
, this is msnbc's special coverage of the republican primary elections in both mississippi and alabama. here on a live edition of "the ed show" tonight on msnbc. nbc news projects rick santorum as the winner of the alabama republican primary. in mississippi, nbc news has now called the race for rick santorum. this is a major victory for rick santorum and a major defeat for newt gingrich and mitt romney. just hours ago, romney was saying santorum's campaign was running on fumes. >> the reagan tradition of visionary conservatism is based on proverbs and the very deep belief that without vision the people perish. i believe we need a visionary leader who's prepared to talk about a dramatically better future with dramatically more jobs, dramatically more energy and a much safer and stronger america. i think that's the key to winning this fall. not all this petty baloney but the really big choices. as i went around both states talking about $2.50 gasoline, having all sorts of folks in elite media say, that's not possible, then finally on saturday in "the wall street journal" a piece was enti
MSNBC
Mar 5, 2012 5:00am EST
msnbc. >>> and we begin this morning with the strike zone. a daunting task of cleanup and recovery awaits many midwest and southwest residents this morning. at least 39 people lost their lives in the recent rash of devastating tornados. this includes an indiana toddler that was found alive in a field on saturday. nbc's jay gray reports. >> reporter: this morning across tornado alley, battered communities are preparing for anything but a normal monday. the message seems a bit obvious. like so much here, henryville high school has been torn apart. there are, though, other signs of survival. some life brings the steady rhythm of crews looking to pull away and pile up what they can. others sifting through the rubble by hand to find anything they might be able to save. evidence of their lives before the storm. >> she's probably 70. and she lost everything except what we can pull out. >> reporter: more than three dozen families already know they won't find any help or hope in this debris. they lost loved ones in the storm. one of those, 15-month-old angel babcock. first responders found
MSNBC
Mar 6, 2012 5:00am EST
more straight ahead. this is "first look" on msnbc. >>> morning, with super tuesday, republicans in 11 states will make their selection for gop presidential candidate and primaries in caucuses from coast to coast. the stakes are especially high in ohio where the race between mitt romney and rick santorum has been incredibly close. nbc's tracie potts joins us, good morning. >> reporter: lynn, good morning. we're in columbus, where they will certify the primary results. this is the place to be. the place to watch today because no republican has ever been elected president without winning this state. so today's primary is a key proving ground for november. both top candidates, mitt romney and rick santorum, spent their last full day of campaigning in ohio. >> we have been all over the state, from a to z, all right? akron to zainesville. >> reporter: despite a poll showing an unthenthusiastic candidate, romney insists he is winning voters. >> it's gut check time. who wants it the most. what do you say? >> reporter: rick santorum has a two point edge. a virtual tie. he focused on the flip-f
MSNBC
Mar 20, 2012 2:00am PDT
, everyone. i'm lynn berry. those stories and more are straight ahead. this is "first look" on msnbc. >>> we're going to begin this morning with a big swing state. in the republican race for the white house, all eyes are on illinois. voters head to the polls in that state's primary today where a convincing victory for front-runner mitt romney would make it very difficult for his rivals to keep running. nbc's tracie potts joins us with more on that from washington. tracii, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. rick santorum is hoping to do well in illinois, but it's going to be an uphill battle for him. meantime, mitt romney, even though he is the front-runner at this point, is not taking the land of lincoln for granted. >> these pan takes are something else, i'll tell you. >> reporter: mitt romney in his third day campaigning in illinois the land of reagan and obama. >> i'm looking for the nod here in illinois. >> reporter: romney is up nine pointes, santorum is the underdog, ineligible because he filed paperwork too late. on monday, santorum tried to redwrien the key interest in
MSNBC
Mar 14, 2012 5:00am EDT
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MSNBC
Mar 9, 2012 5:00am EST
"first look" on msnbc. >>> and we're going to begin this morning with a focus on the economy. from wall street to washington, there's going to be a lot of attention to paid to the government's monthly jobs report. that of course is due out later this morning. this as the president reassures voters that he's the best candidate to keep the recovering economy on the right track. nbc tracie potts joins us with more from washington. tracie, good morning. >> lynn, good morning. no question we're seeing more jobs each month supporting this recovery, but president obama's challengers say they can do it better and faster too. economists predict more than 200,000 more new jobs were created last month, not as many as january, but enough to support a robust recovery. the unemployment rate is expected to stay flat. republicans running against president obama don't call that good news. >> i keep waiting to hear something about a fundamental improvement in the job situation in this country. he hasn't been able to do that. >> reporter: creating jobs is a central issue on the campaign trail. >> it'
MSNBC
Mar 16, 2012 2:00am PDT
. >>> i'm lynn berry. this is "first look" on msnbc. >>> and we are going to begin this morning with the afghan shootings. the u.s. soldier accused of killing 16 people has hired a high profile attorney to handle his defense. john henry brown, the lawyer for the unnamed soldier, says his client was not happy about going to afghanistan after suffering severe injuries during three tours in iraq. brown says the decorated soldier's family was totally shocked by his actions and denied reports there were any marital problems. the attorney previously represented serial killer ted bundy and the barefoot bandit. meanwhile, a senior american official told "the new york times" due to stress, alcohol, and domestic issues the soldier, quote, just snapped. the soldier told the times it came from alcohol he drank on the night of the shootings. >>> ft. levenworth, kansas, could be the next stop. he could be flown there today from kuwait. if convicted of murder, he could face the death penalty. >>> on thursday in the continued fallout from those killings, america's military campaign in afghanistan su
MSNBC
Mar 2, 2012 2:00am PST
you. i'm veronica dela cruz. those stories and much more ahead. this is "first look" on msnbc. >>> we begin this morning with more trouble on the horizon. the national weather service warns more punishing storms could be on the way in parts of the midwest and the south where a devastating tornadoes have already taken a heavier toll earlier this week. nbc jay gray reports from one of the hardest hit towns in ohio. >> reporter: night fall can't mask the devastation here or hide the twisted metal, splintered wood for miles. remnants of communities and lives torn apard. earlier the sounds of survival echoed through harrisburg. crews pulling out or piling up debris although many can't clear away chilling images of the deadly storm. >> i'm nervous. i'm shaky. i'm tired. i just don't even have words for everything that you feel. >> reporter: words can't really describe the overwhelming sense of loss. at least 13 dead across five states. six of those victims in harrisburg. more than a hundred injured in the storms. and now, as survivors search through what 180-mile-an-hour winds left
MSNBC
Mar 8, 2012 5:00am EST
straight ahead. this is "first look" on msnbc. >>> and we're going to begin this morning with a campaign conundrum. gop presidential candidates swing south today where newt gingrich locked in his only super tuesday win in georgia. now some of rick santorum's supporters want gingrich out to consolidate the conservative vote against rival mitt romney. brian mooar is in washington for us. good morning. >> still struggling with conservatives but he has the numbers on his side. >> reporter: as the gop presidential race takes a turn to the south, newt gingrich is on home turf and talking about gas prices, an issue he hopes will kickstart his campaign. >> if you prefer algae, vote for obama. if you prefer drilling and $2.50 a gallon, we want you to join us no matter what your background. >> reporter: gingrich won his home state of georgia on super tuesday, vying for third or fourth place with ron paul and most of the other states. and rick santorum supporters are urging gingrich to get out of the way. >> and if this a two-person race we will nominate a conservative as president of the united st
MSNBC
Mar 15, 2012 2:00am PDT
impressive downhill skis. >>> good morning, everyone. i'm lynn berry. this is first look on msnbc. >>> we begin this morning on the campaign trail. on the heels of primaries in mississippi and alabama republican presidential candidates rick santorum and mitt romney are shifting their focus much farther south looking forward to purt terto rico's primary. >> lynn, this morning rick scrum is campaigning in puerto rico. they have 20 delegates at stake for the primary but will not vote in november. >> rick santorum's back in puerto rico today after telling residents he'll push for state hood if they want it and if they make english the main language on the island. still reeling from surprise victories in alabama and mississippi, santorum insisted he's not pressuring newt gingrich to drop out. >> i didn't ask newt gingrich to get into this race. i'm not going to ask him to get out of the race. >> reporter: puerto rico's delegates will only be winner take all if one of the candidates can get more than half of the votes. that's unlikely. mitt romney is off today. he'll be in puerto rico f
MSNBC
Mar 14, 2012 2:30am PDT
you're up with us this morning watching on msnbc or listening live. shoot me an e-mail. i don't know w let me know why you're upright now. we'll read the best responses later in the show. the next 30 minutes will be your cram session. a lot to tell you about today, a lot including a new poll that shows president obama at 50% approval. that's just a day after the new york times poll had him at an all-time low of 41%. we'll sort three all of that. >> i eernl learning to say j'all and i like grits. grits yall and foxworthy. first, though, let's get to the news. live at 530 a.m., we begin with a little breaking news just within the hour. nbc news has declared mitt romney in the hawaii republican caucuses. he won 45% of the vote beating rick santorum by 20 points. rick saint's southern suite gave the pa set rios last fight. romney is the party's inevitable nominee. just after 10:00 eastern time, he won with 35% report. so third place finished there in alabama for romney. then, just after 11:00 p.m. or just minutes before, actually, a tighter race in mississippi. also called for santo
MSNBC
Mar 21, 2012 5:00am EDT
della cruz, this is "first look" on msnbc. >>> and we begin with a decisive win. mitt romney sailed to victory in the republican presidential primary in illinois last night. with 47% of the vote, romney's double-digit victory over rick santorum further justified his claim to be the presumptive nominee, landing romney the majority of that state's 69 delegates. nbc's tracie potts joins us from washington with the latest. >> good morning. illinois was a proving ground for mitt romney after michigan and ohio. the question was, could he do better than a narrow victory in midwestern state. last night, he did. >> we thank the people of illinois for their vote and for this extraordinary victory. thank you so much. >> illinois, mitt romney's first big victory in the midwest. he outspent rick santorum 7-1 and won with 47% of the vote. a crucial step romney says, in defeating president obama. >> it's time to say these words -- this word -- enough. we've had enough. >> exit polls show superconservatives broke for santorum, four out of ten identified themselves as evangelical, or born again. but
MSNBC
Mar 28, 2012 5:00am EDT
ahead. this is "first look" on msnbc. >>> and we're going to begin this morning with air scare. a pilot for jetblue airlines is receiving medical attention after he had to be restrained by passengers on a flight from new york to las vegas. nbc's kurt gregory reports. >> reporter: this is home video posted on youtube capturing the terrifying moments for passengers on board a jetblue flight when the captain was heard screaming, as passengers scrambled to subdue him. the plane was flying from new york to las vegas when sources say the captain began acting erratically, pushing buttons and steering the plane. the co-pilot became concerned and convinced the captain to leave the cockpit to take a break. an off-duty captain on board and witnesses say the pilot then seemed to lose control. >> just out of his mind and screaming and saying to the passengers, "say your prayers, say your prayers." >> it appeared he was trying to open the side door, so i wasn't going to let that happen there. were a lot of people at risk, 30 people on the plane. i said i'm going to have to stop this from happen
MSNBC
Mar 25, 2012 7:00am EDT
bernard is an msnbc political analyst. let's listen to the president. here's what we know. let's start with the facts as we know them. please correct me, we'll argue some of the facts, perhaps, as we know them. the official police reports regarding the shooting of trayvon martin. sanford police observed zimmerman as what they describe a wetback covered in grass, a bloody nose and blood on the back of his head when they referred to the shooting. zimmerman claims in his police statement that he was returning to his truck to meet police when trayvon was attacked, but then a 16-year-old girl on the phone with trayvon martin said that he told her he was being followed abo by a strange man and heard a man approach asking what he was doing here. we have conflicting evidence, if you want to call it that, joe, of what happened. the president raised this to a presidential question. he said he wants to find out what happened. he also said if he had a son, he would look like trayvon. bring it back to the ethnic fact that we are all familiar with here. >> and that is why the ethnic statement was pe
MSNBC
Mar 13, 2012 2:00am PDT
look" on msnbc. and today we begin with the south having its say. folks are going to head to the polls today in mississippi and alabama where republican presidential candidates have been campaigning hard to convince conservative voters they share their southern values. caucuses will be held today in hawaii. tracie potts joins us from washington with the details. tracie, good morning. >> reporter: the polls are tight in alabama and mississippi with newt gingrich leading many of those polls, but mitt romney within striking distance. and all the candidates trying their best to appeal to southern voters. >> looking forward to going hunting with you sometime. >> i peel relatively at home here. in fact this morning when i had grits, it was a very normal thing to do. >> reporter: but southern voters say today's primaries are about more than just grits and gravy. >> when they talk about grits, they're talking up to us. >> i don't think nip is going to vote because they actually are hunters or they like cheese grits or they -- i don't think that really matters to most voters in the south. >> we
MSNBC
Mar 30, 2012 2:00am PDT
straight ahead. this is "first look" on msnbc. >>> and we are going to begin this morning with lotto fever. the largest lottery prize in u.s. history just keeps getting bigger. the mega millions jackpot has hit an estimated $540 million. it's expected to rise even higher as millions of americans buy tickets ahead of tonight's big drawing. nbc's kurt gregory has more. >> this single, little slip of paper could mean -- >> half a billion. >> it's such an insane amount of money. >> reporter: -- a whole lot of green for a lucky winner tonight in the mega millions lottery drawing. and with still hours to go before the drawing, the record-breaking sum could climb higher. >> buy race cars, maybe. >> donate to charity. >> travel. >> retire early. >> i'd never have to mow the grass again. >> thank you. >> reporter: and those half a billionaire dreams are bringing in customers across the country. >> this has been crazy all day today, very, very crazy. >> it's been busy, just lottery. you know, if everybody want mega million, if everybody try, will take chance. >> reporter: but chances are slim with o
MSNBC
Mar 7, 2012 5:00am EST
stories and more are straight ahead. this is "first look" on msnbc. we'll begin this morning with a split decision. yesterday on super tuesday, mitt romney pull off a narrow victory in the key delegate rich state of ohio. but lost several other states to rival rick santorum. here's a breakdown. romney was the apparent winner of ohio with 38%. just 1% more than santorum. in virginia, it was a two-man race because santorum and newt gingrich didn't make it on to the ballot. romney the projected winner with 60%. with 72%, romney also won massachusetts. that of course the state where he was governor. romney is the projected winner in vermont with 40%. in the idaho caucuses, romney won a decisive victory with 62%. he also picks up four delegates in wyoming. while ron paul picks up one. meanwhile, rick santorum is the projected winner in tennessee with 37%. he's also the projected winner in oklahoma with 34%. and with 40%, santorum is the projected winner of the caucuses in north dakota. not surprising i, newt gingrich took home his -- took his home state of georgia with 47%. that's his fi
MSNBC
Mar 22, 2012 2:00am PDT
, i'm veronica, day la cruz. this is "first look" on msnbc. >>> we begin this morning with damage control. instead of celebrating a solid win in illinois and endorsement, romney's camp is back pedalling after a top aid said his pitch would change once he's the nominee. steve handelsman has details. >> reporter: romney's win impressed. one of jeb bush, popular governor of florida. he said now is the time for republicans to unite behind romney. santorum tried spin. >> all the endorsers, the establishment, you know, who is comfortable with the status quo, go with romney. >> reporter: shifting to maryland. >> i want to get america right, again. >> reporter: one of his top aids said romney plans to erase the conservative focus like you shake an etch a sketch. >> he said turn it over and shake it, then start all over. >> reporter: mocking romney as a fake conservative, which he rushed to deny. >> the issues i'm running on will be the same. i'm running as a conservative republican. >> gingrich joined the attack. >> here is romney's staff. they don't have the decency to wait until they ge
MSNBC
Mar 1, 2012 5:00am EST
and more straight ahead. this is "first look" on msnbc. >>> we begin with deadly winter twisters. at least 12 people have been killed from the storms. jay gray has details from harrisburg, illinois. >> splintered wood, twisted metal and shattered glass across five states. >> all of a sudden windows went out like a big shotgun went off. >> reporter: shredding communities. >> they're devastated. >> reporter: a path of death and destruction from kansas to kentucky. >> the overturned cars and apartment buildings shredded to bits. >> reporter: harrisburg, illinois, may have taken the hardest hit. winds of 170 miles an hour searing through the core of this tight-knit town. >> we have lost children and lost loved ones and lost part of our family here in this community. >> reporter: six people died in harrisburg. at least a dozen were killed in storms across tornado alley over the last 24 hours. and more than a hundred were injured. some of those in the resort town of branson, missouri, where a twister stayed on the ground for 22 miles. and the cleanup started as soon as the winds died down.
MSNBC
Mar 12, 2012 5:00am EDT
look" on msnbc. >>> and we begin this morning with a massacre in afghanistan. the pentagon is investigating yet another major setback for america's efforts in afghanistan. a u.s. soldier who went on a shooting rampage near his base early yesterday, allegedly killing 16 civilians, including women and children. nbc's tracie potts joins us from washington with the latest on this. tracie, good morning. >> reporter: lynn, good morning. for folks in afghanistan, this morning there are warnings there are calls for protests there as a result of all this. officials there in afghanistan and here in washington are calling it a senseless act of violence. afghanistan's president calls it terrorism. a u.s. soldier shot and killed nine children, three women and four men just 500 yards from the u.s. military base in southern afghanistan. he's in custody. >> nato's sitting in a tinder box, and this could be the spark that unravels our presence in afghanistan. >> reporter: president obama called president karzai sunday to apologize, saying we'll investigate and hold the shooter responsible. >>
MSNBC
Mar 27, 2012 5:00am EDT
you. those stories and much more are straight ahead. this is "first look" on msnbc. >>> we begin this morning with the heart of the matter after it was essentially a warm up, day two in the president's health care reform law will dig into its components requiring every american to get health care or pay a penalty. >> the obama showdown. chief justice, john roberts. >> mandate is a command. >> no disagreement on that. >> the bill the president signed requires almost all americans to buy health insurance by 2014 or pay a fine. 26 states sudden. >> coming in to federal court to challenge this unprecedented obligation to buy a good or service that consumers don't want. >> a new survey finds two-thirds of americans want obama health care struck down. >> if we went on the individual mandate obamacare in totality will fall totally practically speaking. >> the imposition of government rule over people's lives. >> obama supporters rallied saying his plan imposes fairness. >> we are rich and prosperous nation. it's only morally right a minimal level of health care should be right and not a func
MSNBC
Mar 24, 2012 9:00pm EDT
the economy? we'll unpack those numbers next. you're watching msnbc's live coverage of the louisiana primary. >>> welcome back to msnbc's live coverage of the louisiana primary. rick santorum the projected winner tonight in louisiana. we're joined from santorum headquarters tonight in green bay, wisconsin. ron, i in tnoticed you're not i louisiana but wisconsin. >> rick santorum is not in louisiana but he is the projected winner down there tonight. like the first two gulf coast state he won, mississippi also heavily evangelical. 52% of the voters telling nbc news they are evangelical. it's helped carry him to 11 victory. looking for his first win in this part of the country, having lost ohio, michigan and illinois to mitt romney. >> thank you to ron mott. now we go to the romney campaign tonight in los angeles. garrett, what is the feeling in the romney campaign? is there some amount of fear? >> i this the the fact alone we're in southern california tells you it's on the neh scale than on the fear side. mitt romney was down on his home in la jolla. that tells you about what they're t
MSNBC
Mar 23, 2012 2:00pm PDT
trayvon martin shooting. michelle bernard san msnbc political analyst. let's listen to the president. here's what we know. let's start with the facts as we know them. please correct me. we're going to argue some of these facts. as we know them, the official police statement reports of the shooting of trayvon martin. they observe zimmerman with what they describe as a wetback covered in grass, a bloody nose and blood in the back of his head when they initially respond to the scene of this shooting. the city manager, norton bonaparte, claims that he was returning to his truck to meet with police when he was attacked by trayvon martin. but a 16-year-old girl on the phone with trayvon martin immediately before the shooting claims that trayvon told her he was being followed by a strange man, and she heard a man approach martin to ask what he was doing here. and so we have very sketchy, conflicting evidence, if you want to call it that, joe, of what actually happened. the president today, however, raised this to a president question. he said he wants to find out what happened. he also said
FOX News
Mar 20, 2012 1:00am PDT
this evening. brouhaha talk about that and have that reaction. also msnbc commentator admits to accepting $200,000 from labor unions. bernie goldberg on that. and we hope you stay tuned to those reports. i billion bill factor follow up segment tonight, president obama counting on women to support his re-election as the poll shows american men may well vote republic this time around. mr. obama is portraying himself as a defender of america's rights. that's what the sandra fluke turned out to be. former white house communication director anita dunn now representing ms. fluke free of charge. "the washington times" picked up on that and tried to talk with ms. dunn. >> what role did the white house play in not having sandra fluke appear before congress? >> good morning, how are you? >> i'm great. how are you? >> good. >> you know, i actually am not going to -- news. you can call my office if you would like to get an interview, okay? >> bill: we called her office. she wouldn't talk to me either. in addition to that rosie o'donnell appeared on cnn and said this. >> what has happened th
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